Undergraduate Student Researcher
- Title Undergraduate Student Researcher
- Education BA, Archaeology & History of Art and Architecture, Boston University (2019)
Areas of Interest
Zooarchaeology, Urban Archaeology, Archaeology of Religion, Construction of Sacred Space
Research Interests & Fieldwork
I worked in collaboration with the Alutiiq museum on faunal remains from the 15,000 year old Qik’rtangcuk site (KOD-605) from Kodiak Island. I re-screened bulk samples, identified broad taxonomic groups (mammal, bird, and fish), and found a surprisingly large number of Northern Fulmar remains (identified using the comparative collections at Harvard) and a large number of cod and flatfish. The goal of this research was to identify the seasons of site occupation and understand the paleoenvironment, and learn more about past Alutiiq culture.